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Immunity Boosting Smoothie

Does you family need an Immunity Boosting Smoothie? There are lots of different combinations you can try, but this recipe is a winner with our whole family.


Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that plays an important role in our immune function. This recipe contains fruits and vegetables that are excellent sources of Vit C. Research also suggests that gingerol, found in root ginger may support the immune system and recovery from cold and flu, so add it to your smoothie! PLUS Protein powder to provide your body with all the amino acids your body needs to produce antibodies and strengthen immune function.


Fruit that are high in Vit C include:

🍊Oranges,

🥝Kiwifruit

🍓Berries

🫐Blackcurrants


And remember to balance your smoothie out with a handful of high Vit C vegetables as well:

🥬Kale

🌿Parsley

🥦Broccoli


Gingerol has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties and some research suggests it could support the immune system and recovery from cold and flu. Plus it tastes great so throw some fresh root ginger in your smoothie!!


Research shows that inadequate protein intake suppresses immunity and increases our susceptibility to infectious disease. So always include protein in your smoothie. Protein powders are convenient way to do this.


RECIPE


Ingredients:

1 handful of Kale

1/2 Kiwifruit

1/2 Orange

1 handful of Frozen Raspberries

Root Ginger add according to your taste (keep it in the freezer)

Pea Protein Powder 2 scoops (20g protein)

1 Tbsp LSA (Ground linseed, sunflower seeds, almonds)


Wizz it up, throw it down.


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